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UKAWC 1st Detectors/1st Responders Precision Weather Forecast For WASHINGTON County, Kentucky
(based on the NWS County Digital Forecast)

ISSUED AT 23:00 UTC ON SATURDAY JUL 20 2019
DAY SATURDAY SUNDAY
EDT 3HR 8P 9P 10P 11P MIDN 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P
MAX/MIN 92° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 74° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 88°
TEMP 85° 83° 81° 77° 76° 76° 74° 74° 74° 74° 74° 74° 74° 77° 81° 83° 85° 85° 86° 88° 88° 88° 86° 83°
SKY COVER 23% 22% 21% 19% 18% 17% 15% 22% 28% 34% 41% 47% 53% 54% 55% 55% 56% 56% 57% 59% 61% 63% 64% 66%
Clouds
DEW PT 74° 74° 74° 72° 72° 72° 72° 72° 72° 72° 72° 72° 72° 74° 74° 74° 74° 74° 74° 74° 74° 74° 74° 74°
RH 67% 74% 79% 84% 87% 90% 93% 93% 93% 93% 96% 96% 93% 87% 82% 74% 71% 70% 67% 65% 63% 63% 67% 71%
POP 12HR 5% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 9% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 6 5 5 2 2 5 5 5 2 2 2 2 2 5 6 6 6 7 7 7 8 9 8 7
WIND Gust(MPH) 10 8 9 8 8 10 14 10 10 10 9 9 9 8 8 8 8 7 8 9 10 13 10 9
WIND DIR SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
DEW -- -- -- Mod Dew Mod Dew Lgt Dew Lgt Dew Lgt Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Hvy Dew Mod Dew Lgt Dew Lgt Dew -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Lgt Dew
HeatIndex 94 89 86 77 76 76 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 77 86 92 93 95 96 97 99 99 96 91
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 80.24 79.54 78.44 75.40 74.77 75.05 73.41 73.41 73.41 73.41 73.67 73.67 73.41 75.70 78.80 79.54 80.82 80.68 81.06 82.38 82.06 82.06 81.06 79.14



DAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
EDT 6HR 8P 9P 10P 11P MIDN 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 11A 2P 5P 8P 11P 2A 5A 8A 11A 2P 5P 8P 2A 8A 2P 8P 2A 8A 2P 8P 2A 8A 2P 8P 2A 8A 2P 8P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 72° -- -- 83° -- -- -- -- 61° -- -- 79° -- -- 56° 81° -- -- 58° 83° -- -- 61° 86° -- -- 65° 86° --
TEMP 79° 77° 76° 76° 74° 74° 74° 72° 72° 72° 72° 72° 72° 76° 81° 79° 74° 68° 65° 63° 63° 70° 76° 76° 72° 61° 61° 79° 74° 63° 63° 81° 76° 63° 63° 85° 79° 67° 67° 85° 79°
SKY COVER 68% 69% 65% 61% 69% 77% 86% 86% 87% 88% 89% 90% 91% 88% 88% 87% 89% 85% 72% 58% 37% 24% 18% 17% 8% 6% 4% 13% 17% 6% 5% 15% 11% 3% 6% 21% 13% 8% 29% 32% 32%
Clouds
DEW PT 74° 72° 72° 72° 72° 72° 72° 72° 72° 72° 72° 72° 72° 72° 74° 72° 68° 67° 65° 63° 61° 61° 59° 56° 56° 56° 56° 58° 59° 58° 58° 59° 61° 58° 59° 61° 63° 61° 63° 65° 65°
RH 81% 84% 84% 87% 90% 93% 93% 97% 99% 99% 99% 100% 96% 87% 82% 79% 81% 93% 97% 100% 93% 70% 57% 50% 59% 83% 86% 48% 59% 83% 87% 47% 57% 84% 86% 45% 57% 81% 84% 51% 60%
POP 12HR 36% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 60% -- -- -- 87% -- -- -- 63% -- -- -- 10% -- 2% -- 3% -- 2% -- 1% -- 1% -- 2% -- 2% -- 5%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.01in -- -- -- -- -- 0.08in -- -- -- -- -- 0.18in -- 0.48in -- 0.72in -- 0.24in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 7 7 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 8 7 7 6 6 5 6 7 8 8 6 1 1 6 2 0 1 5 2 1 1 5 1 1 1 7 5
WIND DIR SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW W W N N N N N N N N N NE NE NE NE E E E E E E SW S S S SW SW
HeatIndex 84 77 76 76 74 74 74 72 72 72 72 72 72 76 86 84 74 68 65 63 63 70 76 76 72 61 61 79 74 63 63 82 76 63 63 85 81 67 67 86 81
Rain Showers Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Definite Definite Definite Definite Likely Likely Slight Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Thunder Storm Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 76.89 75.40 74.49 74.77 73.16 73.41 73.41 71.78 71.93 71.93 71.93 72.00 71.71 74.77 78.80 76.67 72.41 67.65 64.90 63.00 62.84 68.15 71.93 71.27 69.02 60.79 60.83 73.22 70.57 62.61 62.70 74.53 71.93 62.63 62.68 77.07 74.22 66.14 66.28 77.94 74.56

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NWS 48 Hr. Forecast Maps,

Regional Hourly Observations For WASHINGTON County, Kentucky
Issued at 700 PM EDT SAT JUL 20 2019
NORTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LOUISVILLE/SDF FAIR      93  71  48 SW10      29.93F HX 100           
LOUISVILLE/LOU FAIR      93  71  48 SW10      29.93F HX 100           
FORT KNOX      FAIR      91  72  54 SW8       29.95F HX  98           


Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this county will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.


Fire Weather Forecast For WASHINGTON County, KY
Provided by the National Weather Service:

Issued at: Sat Jul 20 19:05:01 EDT 2019


                      Today        Tonight      Sun          

CLOUD COVER           Mclear       Mclear       Pcldy        
PRECIP TYPE           None         None         Tstms        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            50           
TEMP (24H TREND)      93 (+3)      73 (-1)      92           
RH % (24H TREND)      52 (-7)      94 (-4)      61           
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)   Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var      
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   SW  6        Lgt/Var      SW  6        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.02         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5117                      5305         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 10                     SW 10        
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     52195                     51396        
DISPERSION            Good                      Good         
DSI                   SLGT UNSTBL  SLGT UNSTBL  SLGT UNSTBL  
LAL                   1            1            4            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             38 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  32 FAIR      
ADI LATE              46 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  29 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            5            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            3            

REMARKS...ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.        
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.

.MONDAY...Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows
in the lower 70s. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds around
5 mph. 
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
upper 70s. North winds around 5 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. North winds up to 5 mph. 
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. Northeast winds up to 5 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid
80s. West winds up to 5 mph. 

SPC's Fire Weather Web Tool (Excellent!), SPC's Fire Weather Outlooks, NWS Fire Weather WEB, Fire Danger Class Map,
Keetch-Byram Drought Index, ROMAN Web, Haines Index ,
WFAS's 10-hr Dead Fuel Moist., WFAS's 100-hr Dead Fuel Moist., Probablity of Ignition, Visual blackness Map, Palmer Drought Index, HPC's Rainfall Forecast Maps


Hazardous Weather Outlook For WASHINGTON County, Kentucky
345 PM EDT Sat Jul 20 2019 /245 PM CDT Sat Jul 20 2019/

   EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/
SUNDAY  

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of south central
Indiana and Central Kentucky.

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight.

Very hot and humid conditions will push heat index readings over 100
degrees this afternoon. See Excessive Heat Warning for additional 
details.

Isolated thunderstorms will be possible across south-central Kentucky
this afternoon. The main threats with the storms will be gusty winds
and locally heavy rainfall. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

A cold front will move through the region late Sunday night into  
Monday bringing a round of storms. Some of those storms could be 
strong with torrential rainfall and gusty winds being the main 
threats.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time. 

Latest WASHINGTON County, Kentucky Watches, Warnings and Advisories.
Additional Drought Info.: UKAWC Drought Page, Kentucky Drought Watch


7-Day Forecast For WASHINGTON County, KY


EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT SUNDAY

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 90. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

MONDAY
Showers and chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 80s.

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky